In This Park

Activities Available at this Park
Facilities Available at this Park

Visitor Information

Bring your own drinking water, as potable water is not available in the park.
Fire Restrictions in Effect for this Park
Smoking is prohibited
During a campfire ban, smoking is restricted in all public areas of a park or protected area. Please read this Information Bulletin.

Duck Lake Protected Area

About This Park

Duck Lake Protected Area

The Duck Lake Protected Area is located east of Powell River and provides important nesting habitat for migratory and non-migratory birds.

This area offers opportunities for hiking, fishing, swimming and canoeing as well as offering excellent opportunities for birdwatching.

Park Size: 768 hectares
Established Date: January 25, 2001

Location and Maps

Duck Lake Protected Area is located 5 km east of Powell River, just south of Haslam Lake.

Activities Available at this Park

Canoeing

Canoeing

There are opportunities for canoeing or kayaking in this park. This is a relatively small lake with a perimeter of approximately 4 km. The Duck Lake Forest Service Road runs along the edge of the lake. Parking is along the road adjacent to the lake. The shore is rocky with steep drop off.
Cycling

Cycling

e Protected Area has approximately 9 km of good hiking and mountain biking trails which provide excellent wildlife and scenic viewing opportunities. All are well-marked, off of the main Duck Lake Road. For your own safety and the preservation of the park, obey posted signs and keep to designated trails. Shortcutting trails destroys plant life and soil structure. Helmets are mandatory in British Columbia.
Fishing

Fishing

Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia must have an appropriate licence.
Hiking

Hiking

General Visitor Safety Information (park safety, hazards, wildlife safety information, health risks)
Swimming

Swimming

Swimming is permitted; however, the shoreline is rocky with no sandy beach. There are no lifeguards in provincial parks.